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    Cartoon: Free Atena

    Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani faces twelve years in prison for a cartoon portraying parliament with animal heads in protest of legislation that would restrict access to birth control and divorce.

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  • Internet Cafe in Karimabad (Hunza), northern Pakistan. Photo via Flickr user: · · · — — — · · ·.
    Digital Censorship in Egypt and Pakistan

    “In Pakistan, as well as in Egypt and other countries like the UAE and Saudi Arabia, the government faces the same kind of debate in a society that has grown ever more aware of its collective voice, and ever more eager to use it.”

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  • House of Government, Minsk, Belarus. Photo by Flickr user: Ferry Vermeer.
    Q&A: What It’s Like to be a Journalist in Belarus

    IFEX’s correspondant Caro Rolando interviews Andrei Bastunets, chairperson of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, about how recent media law developments in Belarus are affecting the environment for journalism and information accessibility.

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